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OK... I must admit, DIPA's are beginning to grow on me...

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Bradystraps, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. SToneyBrew

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    I much prefer DIPAs to regular IPAs. They are usually more balanced INMHO (stronger malt). Check out Avery Maharaja, Great Divide Hercules, and Oscar Blue Gubna
     
  2. TheBeerDad

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    I had one of these last night, keeping in mind I also had a Citra the night before, lets just say I was a touch let down.
     
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  3. RWNay

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    A few years ago it was one of my favorites! Last year I bought some and it didn't have the same appeal to me that it once had. But I recall it having a lemon flavor and it being more hop-forward. It does have a nice malty balance, and is a little sticky but for my taste buds, I wouldn't put it in the maltier category. I do look forward to having this one again this year in the late spring. Good beer!
     
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    Drink enough DIPA's and there's a huge difference between world class and just good.
     
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    It is the same on my end as well and back in the day when I didn't like hoppier beers at all, I avoided DIPAs because I just assumed that they would be worse. But then over time and as I started to appreciate the hoppier brews I figured I would give a few a shot, and I liked them better than most IPAs I had.
     
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    pyramid outburst
     
  7. cjoc83

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    If you want something less citrusy, you might just wanna go with a regular IPA and not a DIPA...

    Sixpoint Bengali Tiger is a great, creamy IPA that has some citrus hops but a nice malty backbone.
    Founder Centennial IPA is a great malty IPA as well.
    Actually, Burton Baton (DfH) is a really great DIPA, and very smooth as it's a blend of old ale and DIPA, also aged on wood chips.
     
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    Agree with Alchemy--excellent DIPA that gets overlooked
     
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    This is a hard one to track down. Probably my most sought after beer right now.
     
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